Indian Legends

khushi ram

Khushi Ram

  • Known as the “Scoring Machine of Asia”
  • Former Indian captain
  • Arjuna Award (1967)
  • Represented India at various international tournaments
  • MVP of Asia

 

hanuman singh

Hanuman Singh

  • Arjuna Award (1975)
  • Represented India at Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, and the Olympics
  • Legendary figure in the history of Indian basketball

 

ajmer singh

Ajmer Singh

  • Arjuna Award (1982)
  • Represented India at Asian Basketball Championships and the Olympics
  • Top 10 Shooters in the 1980 Moscow Olympics

 

gulam abbas moontasir

Gulam Abbas Moontasir

  • Former Indian captain
  • Arjuna Award (1970); first basketball player to bag this honour
  • Asian All-star Team (1970)

 

sajjan singh cheema

Sajjan Singh Cheema

  • Arjuna Award in 1999
  • Represented India at various tournaments including Asian Games and Asian Basketball Championships

 

satnam singh

Satnam Singh

  • Plays for St. John’s Edge in the National Basketball League (NBL) of Canada
  • Picked by Dallas Mavericks in the 2015 NBA Draft
  • First Indian player to play in the NBA

 

amritpal singh

Amritpal Singh

  • Played for Sydney Kings in the NBL of Australia and New Zealand
  • Played for Pune Peshwas in the UBA Pro Basketball League of India
  • Played for Tokyo Excellence in the National Basketball Development League (NBDL) of Japan
  • Won NBDL with Tokyo Excellence (2016)

 

amjyot singh

Amjyot Singh

  • Plays for Oklahoma City Blue in the NBA G League
  • Played for Tokyo Excellence of NBDL
  • Played for Delhi Capitals of UBA Pro Basketball League

 

prashanti singh

Prashanti Singh

  • Padma Shri (2019)
  • Arjuna Award (2017)
  • Rani Laxmi Bai Bravery Award (2016-17)
  • Gold at Asian Beach Games (2011)
  • Captained India at the 3rd Asian Indoor Games and won silver medal (2009)
  • Gold at First Phuket InternationalĀ Invitational Basketball Championship (2006)
  • Won Silver at 20th FIBA Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Senior Women (2005)
  • Bronze at Portdiction International Invitation Tournament (2005)

 

divya singh

Divya Singh

  • Former Indian captain
  • Rani Laxmi Bai Bravery Award from the Government of Uttar Pradesh (2017)
  • Gold at First Phuket InternationalĀ Invitational Basketball Championship (2006)
  • Silver at 20th FIBA Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Senior Women (2005)
  • Bronze at Portdiction International Invitation Tournament (2005)

 

geethu anna jose

Geethu Anna Jose

  • Former Indian captain
  • Silver at 20th FIBA Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Senior Women (2005)
  • Gold at First Phuket InternationalĀ Invitational Basketball Championship (2006)

 

anitha pauldurai

Anitha Pauldurai

  • Former Indian captain
  • First Indian woman to play in eight Asian Basketball Confederation (ABC) consecutively
  • Led India to a gold medal-finish in the 3rd Asian Beach Games (2012)
  • Top steals at 24th FIBA Asian Confederation Championship (2011)
  • Won Gold at Asian Beach Games (2011)
  • Silver at the 3rd Asian Indoor Games (2009)
  • Silver at an invitational tournament in Malaysia (2005)
  • Gold at an invitational tournament in Thailand (2005)

 

Vishesh Bhriguvanshi

  • First Indian player to play in the National Basketball League (NBL)
  • Was in the squad of Adelaide 36ers in NBL 2017-18 season
  • Signed a training deal with Adelaide 36ers in 2017

 

Akilan Pari

  • Became Indian National Basketball Team Captain in 2018
  • Captained Tamil Nadu State Team from Under-13 level, all the way up to the senior team
  • Played in the Sprite Uncontainable Game during the NBA All-star Weekend in 2013

 

Sat Prakash Yadav

  • Former Indian National Basketball Team Captain
  • Former Head Coach of Indian National Basketball Team
  • Former Head Coach of Indian National Women’s Basketball Team
  • Coached the Women’s Basketball Team to their first-ever Level-I after securing a 100% record in the FIBA Asia Basketball Championship 2007